Nautical Table

By Crystal Cortez Greiner at HippieHoppy in San Tan Valley, AZ.

This table was painted freehand with no stencils or tracing. I was inspired by antique illustrations when I made this. I first painted the table coastal blue, then white washed the whole table with snow white. I made sure the wash was heavy in the creases. I then dry brushed another coat of coastal blue in spots where the light naturaly hit. After the entire table was finished I added the whale and the squid to the top. In order to get the crisp lines and uniform texture I made sure to routinely keep my brush wet and clean. 

Project Category

Upcycling Merit CategoriesCoastal Love

Color Recipe

  • GF Coastal Blue
  • GF Snow White

Products Used

  • General Finishes paint

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